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This month's JOURNAL
Tentative Agreement Out For Ratification
Grand Trunk Agreement Ratified
The Death of "Cram Down"
Genetic Testing Derailed at BNSF
UnitedHealthcare Announces Changes to GA-23111
Benefits Under Railroad Retirement and Social Security
President's Perspective
Secretary-Treasurer's Overview
Roll of Honor
Death Benefit Claims Paid -- March 2001
Bush Watch
Guest Editorial:  Utilities Deregulation -- If It's Broken -- Fix It 
                             by Don Wightman, President, Utility Workers of America
Guest Editorial:  Kaiser Agreement Opens New Era in Health Care
                             by Andy Stern, President, Service Employees International Union
 News In Brief
Building a Railroad: 1850s Irish Immigrant Labor in Central Illinois by Mike Matejka
May 26, 1937 The Battle of the Overpass by Steve Babson
Do Buy -- Union Made Home Products
Union Family $avers

Mac A. Fleming

President and Editor

William E. LaRue


Susan L. Creswell

Director of Communications
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